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Serving Sara (2002)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 23 August 2002 (USA)
A process server tries to serve an elusive female target.

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Storyline

A process server, Joe Tyler (played by Matthew Perry) is given the task of serving divorce papers on Sara Moore (Elizabeth Hurley), the wife of of a wealthy Texas businessman. To do so he needs to contend with her attempts at evasion and the attempts of a colleague to undermine him. Written by grantss

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The One Thing That Could Bring Them Together Is Revenge.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for crude humor, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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23 August 2002 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,758,236 (USA) (25 August 2002)

Gross:

$16,930,185 (USA) (1 December 2002)
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A good number of Joe's witty sarcastic comments were improved by Matthew Perry. See more »

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When Kate allows Joe into the house to use the bathroom, we hear her say "I'll show you where it is," but her lips aren't moving; she's just smiling as she closes the door. See more »

Quotes

Ray Harris: It's only been three white geniuses ever: Da Vinci, Stallone in the first Rocky, and now you, Tony!
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References Mary Poppins (1964) See more »

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Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)
Written by Dallas Austin
Performed by Blu Cantrell
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
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Not Such a Bad Comedy
28 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Frankly, the amount of stars this movie received on this site is sickening. I honestly found this movie to be an adequately comical film, and can't see how it only received 4.8 out of 10. Now, obviously it wasn't the best movie I've ever seen, but I did find myself laughing at it quite frequently. I really can't think of anything major that would yield such a low score. The acting was good, the cast had Mathew Perry, Elizabeth Hurley, Jerry Stiller, Cedric the Entertainer, a cameo from Mike Judge, and someone who I believe deserves to be in many more movies, Bruce Campbell. The story was sufficiently original, and the movie had, a brilliant, yet unforeseen twist towards the end. The only thing I could possibly think of for people giving this movie such a low rating, is that people tend to over-analyze comedies way too much. You can't expect a drama movie to be the same as a comedy, it just doesn't work that way. Personally, I would like to see this movie again, and feel that it deserves a better rating on this site than it obtained.


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